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with you though. >> america lives starts right now. >> the fox news alert on growing concern about the potential of civil war in egypt bringing chaos to the larger mideast. welcome to america live. i am jamie colby. >> and i am greg jarret. we are in for megyn kelliy. we have videotape showing what life is like on the streets of egypt today. watch this. (gunfire) it is one horrifying scene after another and protestors marching and ducking for cover as shots ring out. so many people on the ground and armorred vehicles are near by. this is northeast egypt on a city on the west bank and suez canal and in the heart of cairo. (gunfire) heavy gunfire there breaking out and folks running for their lives and military helicopters are buzzing overhead. the latest violence comes as we learned that the situation is growing worse for egypt's christian population. islamist attack 50 churches there. one scholar said they may have seen the worst day of violence against egyptian christians since the 16th century. the orthodox pope there is in hiding. the violence unfolded on street level on wednesd
side is particularly liberal. neither side is particularly friendly to the kind of values america wants. that's a food reason for us to be out of it. because we can't back a military that is shooting people in the streets. but the brotherhood is not promoting democratic values either. it is really bad situation. alisyn: so what can the u.s. do? you say we should stay out of it. really? just sit on our hand? is that what we do as we watch 600 people now be killed? >> what we first have to do is recognize we have no leverage the administration talks as if we control events but we obviously don't. otherwise we wouldn't be in the situation. i think it is important for us to step back and make it clear we are not in control. to the extent we can promote and mediate and get a better solution, let's do so but we haven't had much success so far. let's have no illusions about our influence. alisyn: does our $1.5 billion of yearly aid give us any influence? what about senator rand paul was just saying quote that i read that it is time to cut that off? >> well he's right. that is what u.s. law req
of the united states of america" is a biography and portrait of each first lady. it is now available for the discounted price of $12.95 plus shipping and can be found at c- span.org/products. the c-span town hall meeting that discusses the future of political parties. following that, nancy pelosi. after that, a town hall meeting with senator john mccain. >> this is a c-span townhall. you good tos away, have more of your say. during congress's recess, tuesday, wednesday, and thursday night on c-span, we are looking at public politics and talking to you about positions. welcome to c-span town hall tonight. we will ask you about the future of your political party. who is the future leader, the likely presidential candidate, and maybe it is somebody that is not necessarily yet on the national scene. a couple of ways for you to participate, by phone. we will open up the lines now. make sure you mute your television and radio when you call in. you can also use twitter. we will read tweets from members of congress who are back in their home states and districts for the august recess. some p
for us and america directly at 48th and 6th in our summer concert series. here we are mid august. when they start playing, they're going to have to tell everyone at the lincoln and midtown tunnel to turn around. there's going to be no room in the city. >> they are the power of power. they dominate the city. >> those horns, can't way. and there as barbecue, too. >> come on down and play us with on the astroturf. can they play in the city? yes. can they play on turf? we'll find out. the tower of power never stops playing, never stops touring. 20 guys on that stage. i didn't it was possible. we'll find out. >> just now? >> i've been with you for an hour and two minutes and now you're excited. >> a fox news alert this morning. chaos in egypt. this as the muslim brotherhood calls for a day of rage. >> while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> right now the u.s. supplies $1.3 billion in aid to egypt every year, but the president says that could
is america's last great hope. >> i will tell you something else about t.w. shannon, we spent some time on the road, obviously very articulate, but he is also pretty tough on an airplane with turbulence. i fly just about every other day, so i can take a lot, but there are some times when the plane is going crazy. he is one of these guys who is just turning the page on the newspaper when things are going i respect him for that very much. okay, karen? >> a pleasure to be here. my involvement with women in politics stems from and internships i had in washington, d.c. for one of my home state senators, senator lugar from indiana. that was my first time being around a lot of conservative women who were smart, ambitious, and wanted to have families and careers, and we were trying to figure that all out. feminist voices were not reaching a lot of them, were not reaching me as a young woman. so when i went back to the university of virginia for my third year of undergrad, i sought out an environment what i found in d.c., smart and ambitious woman who wanted to talk about the issues of the day a
forcing -- there is an organizing i'm advising calling the compact for america trying to get a balanced budget amendment and get a convention call a nifty idea to control a run away convention. there are policy innovations that states are trying to put together, again, across a host of areas left, right, which is trying to reassert the original dynamic. not nullify. states cannot say federal law is no good. just to rebalance the power in the country. host: ian, can you speak to federal effort pushing back? if that's the way right to look at this. what is or what can the federal government do once states put these efforts into place? guest: if we are talking about an actual nullification law, that's when the state tries to forbid the federal government from forcing its own law, those laws are void almost automatically. guest: john c. calhoun is probably roaming the studios right now. guest: the federal official would try to enforce the law, presumably the state would try to stop them. and then it would be very easy for the federal government to get a court order to say that the state can
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